Focus on tab or shift tab

Lets say you have two text boxes with the name txtUsername and txtPassword.  Using ActionScript 3 how do you change focus to password when tab is pressed or even shift tab to go up to username.  

I am looking at the FocusManager documentation but i can't get it to work.  Any examples
stargateatlantisAsked:
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Aneesh ChopraCommented:
you Just need to add following code:


txtUsername.tabIndex = 0;
txtPassword.tabIndex =1;


IMPORTANT:
To test the tab indexing in Flash authoring environment, you must "Disable Keyboard Shortcuts", see attached image for more details
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stargateatlantisAuthor Commented:
it doesn't work.  
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Aneesh ChopraCommented:
It does work perfectly,
I request to attach your sample file for review so that I can let you know the cause of the issue and as well as solution.
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stargateatlantisAuthor Commented:
The reason its not working and i found out why but it would be good to disable.    I am loading a Animation file that was created in Flash 8.  For some reason the tabindex is getting lost from this.  Is there anyway to disable the tabindex on the loaded Animation.

var loadit = new Loader();
loadit.load(new URLRequest("loginnew.swf"));
mcCon.addChild(loadit);

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